Speaker "Antony Brydon" Details Back



Antony Brydon is the CEO and co-founder of Directly, a leader in customer support automation that works with enterprise companies to launch and train virtual agents that double their automation rate. Companies like Airbnb, Microsoft and Samsung use Directly’s expert-in-the-loop AI platform to tap the expertise of their most experienced customers, delivering content, training and answers to their virtual agent to significantly boost performance. Prior to founding Directly in 2011, Antony served as: - Acting CEO for ShopWell, a web and mobile site focused on personal nutrition and food shopping; - Partner at Social Venture Partners, an LLC to invest in and develop internet companies; - CEO and Co-founder of Visible Path, a corporate social networking company funded by Kleiner Perkins and acquired by the Hoovers division of Dun & Bradstreet in January 2008; and - CEO and marketing lead for one of the first music websites, IUMA, which was acquired by EMusic in 1999. Antony graduated from Yale University with a BA in Psychology and Philosophy, and currently resides in San Francisco, CA.